Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Exposure and response prevention therapy (ERP or EXRP), Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), Harm reduction, Motivational interviewing (MI), Gottman method couples therapy, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I take a client-centered approach to therapy and believe it is important to meet the client where they are at. I move at the pace of the client and create a safe space for them to express themselves while moving towards a place of healing.
BA - Psychology, Minor in Women's Studies, California State University
MA - Marriage and Family Therapy, Substance Abuse, California School of Professional Psychology
Internship - Marriage and Family Therapy, California Family Life Center
Internship - Substance Abuse Counselor, Community Access Network
Trainee - Practicum, Center for Community Solutions
I am an Expressive Arts Therapist and enjoy helping people to invite joy back into their lives and express themselves.
My dogs are an endless source of therapy, lessons, and comedy.
I love the book, The Body Keeps the Score, as it is the foundation of my practice.
Center for Community Solutions is my favorite non-profit as they are active in helping vulnerable populations.
I enjoy painting and sculpting to recharge.
I have two dogs who are constantly doing goofy things that would frustrate me more if they were not so hilarious. It's a good thing they are cute!
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